Make plans to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Garland cinco de mayo pic 1Photo courtesy of city of Garland, 2015 Cinco de Mayo celebration.

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Keep reading for great DARTable options.

May 1, 6-8 p.m. – Fiesta TecalISO at Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas
Experience Mexico through its most traditional music performed by world-class musicians. The United States-Mexico Cultural and Educational Foundation is presenting Fiesta TecalISO, a Cinco de Mayo concert with the renowned Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán, Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán and the Irving Symphony Orchestra.

Take the Orange Line to Irving Convention Center Station.

May 2, 6:30-9:30 p.m. – Tequila Dinner at Urban Crust

Urban Crust – an Italian pizza restaurant – marks the historic day by offering five tequilas paired together with five courses.

Take the Red Line to Downtown Plano Station.

May 4, 4:30-8:30 p.m. – Cinco de Mayo for a Cure a Primo’s Bar & Grill

Primo’s is hosting a pre-Cinco de Mayo party and drink for a good cause. All funds from ticket sales go to Huntington’s Disease Society of America Greater North Texas Affiliate. Tickets are $25, and you receive one free blue (for HD) margarita, taco buffet and $4 discounted blue margaritas all night.

Take the M-Line Trolley to McKinney Avenue

May 7, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. – Cinco de Mayo Festival in Garland

NBC 5 and the Garland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce host the 2nd Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival in historic downtown Garland. Fun for the whole family, there will be bounce houses for the children, Ballet Folklorico performances and great food!

Take the Blue Line to Downtown Garland Station.

May 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. – Cinco de Mayo Parade, Festival & Tailgating

The Cinco de Mayo celebration put on by Oak Cliff Coalition for the Arts is the biggest and longest running (29 years) one around. It has a parade, festival and car show. It is held on historic Jefferson Boulevard, which is considered the epicenter of one of the most important commercial and cultural zones of the Mexican-American community.

Take D-Link Route 722 to Jefferson Boulevard.

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